2020 Call for Session Proposals

Session Proposals are now being accepted for the 2020 National Conference, taking place in San Diego, CA from October 2-6, 2020 and will conclude on Friday, April 12th at 11:59PM EDT.
Step 1: Before submitting a session proposal, review the Call for Session Proposals for full details.

Call for Session Proposals

Step 2: Submit your proposals through the submission site. Emailed submissions will not be accepted.

Session Proposal Submission Site

Selection Process

Final decisions on proposed sessions will be made by the National Conference & Exhibition Planning Group who develops and oversees the National Conference education program. This group is made up of over 25 pediatricians with collective expertise in 70 topic areas of pediatrics. Health professionals in any field are welcome to submit.

Target Audience

Programing for the National Conference falls into two categories:

  • Programs for the general pediatrician or provider, which cover any clinical or non-clinical pediatric content areas; OR
  • Programs for AAP section/council members, which are highly focused topics of interest to section/council members; these require and assume that the attendee has knowledge and special interest in the content area.


  • April 12, 2019 at 11:59PM EDT: Deadline to submit session proposals for the 2020 meeting.
  • June 14-15, 2019: Selection of sessions by the National Conference & Exhibition Planning Group
  • September 2019: Notification to submitters of decision via email
  • October 2-6, 2020: 2020 National Conference in San Diego, CA


Contact us at nce@aap.org